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2005-08-16 15:46:26

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker cannot withdraw his guilty plea in a tax law violation related to the Whitewater investigation into his predecessor, former President Bill Clinton. Tucker pleaded guilty in 1998 to concealing from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service the value of a cable television system in Florida that he and two partners sold. He later said the amount of tax owed was excessive and his...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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